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that c.i.a. director petraeus has resigned. a letter has now been sent from the dni on a statement on the resignation which reads and i quote, "from the letter, c.i.a. director david petraeus submitted his letter of resignation to thement. the decision to step down represents the loss of one our nation's most respected public servants from his long army career to his leadership at the helm of the c.i.a. he has redefined what it means to seven and sacrifice for one's country. since he took over as the director in september of last year, he and i have worked together to tackle and of the most challenging issues faced by the intelligence community in more than a decade. under his leadership the c.i.a. remained instrumental in providing our policy makers decision advantage through the best possible intelligence." now to ed henry who is just getting more information about this. tell us what you know. >>reporter: jake carney is telling reporters the president will have a statement reacting to this. the benghazi story, the terror attack is something that has put pressure on this white hou
resignation of the c.i.a. director, general petraeus, blind sided members of congress. high ranking lawmakers are asking why they had no heads-up. the c.i.a. chief stepped down on friday after investigator say they found out about the affair with his biographer and a short timing a, fox confirmed the investigators found classified information on her computer but there wassing in to indicate general petraeus was the source, sources tell fox the f.b.i. uncovered the relationship while, looking into threating e-mails which general petraeus' mistress sent to this woman, we are told she a long-term family friend of general petraeus. the f.b.i. confronted general petraeus about affair some time in the last six weeks and, now, lawmakers of congressional intelligence committees will hold meetings on why they didn't get word the moment general petraeus' name up up. he was set to testify on the attack in benghazi and now the acting c.i.a. director is set to take his place. still, some lawmakers say they want to hear from general petraeus himself and they may call him to the stand. catherine is live thi
head of the cia, michael morel, james clapper and matthew olson among those facing questions. members of the house foreign affairs committee are asking whether officials ignored warnings and request for extra security and whether intelligence con flicked it with the -- conflicted with what the obama officials were saying in the aftermath of the attack. >> i am appalled the administration could not anticipate escalating violence , and then failed to step up security measures to protect our diplomats. furthermore we have seen blunder after bluppedder as the administration avoids responsibility and accountability. the delay tactics are unacceptable. now that we made it past the convenient distraction of an election, i expect to hear some real answers. it is time to fess up. >> democrats warned against jumping to conclusions before knowing all of the facts. some suggest republicans are playing politics with this. >> i am disturbed at some of the political rhetoric i hear. you know, barack obama was no maury responsible -- no more responsible for what happened in benghazi than george bush
with egypt. but, first, the former c.i.a. director, general petraeus, today, testified on the deadly attack in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans, including our ambassador. the hearings happened hype closed doors so we do not have recordings of the general's testimony. according to the republican congressman peter king of new york he said from the beginning he believed benghazi was a terrorist attack. the c.i.a.'s talking points also called it terrorism. congressman king added, someone or some group, then, removed the terror reference but it is not clear who did that. >> the original talking points...there were indications finally at the end indications of extremists although there was cheerly evidence to the c.i.a. that it was clear there were pirates involved. susan rice said a spontaneous protest over an anti-islam video sparked the attack but democratic lawmakers say that can be explained. >> what is very clear is that ambassador rice used the talking points the intelligence committee had all signed off on. >>trace: they added that the c.i.a. approved the talking points and it
of characters in the scandal that brought down the c.i.a. director general petraeus is growing. it now involves the commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan, the general john allen who took over the job when general petraeus left it to run the c.i.a. now officials say general allen's nomination to become the supreme allied commander in europe is on "hold" while potentially inappropriate e-mails are being checked out, and her name is jill kelley, a friend of the petraeus family and triggered the original f.b.i. investigation that revealed the director was cheating on his wife. she contacted an at she knew, shirtless agent, claiming to have received anonymous threatening e-mails tells her to stay away from general petraeus. it is unclear but the f.b.i. found reason to open an investigation. investigators determined that the e-mails were from general's biographer paula broad wall and she and general petraeus had an fair and neither had done anything criminal but reason that are inexplicable at this moment, there is more after thousands and thousands of e-mails were discovered thousands and thousand
defense department thinks or our state department thinks or hour c.i.a. thinks. their number one priority is to protect men lives. >>reporter: secretary of state, hillary clinton says there is risk serving america in countrieses like libya. >>shepard: he came to the defense of the ambassador rice. >>reporter: many think she has lost her chance to be on the short list for secretary of state because of her saying a week after the benghazi attack that it grew out of a roast of the anti-islam film. the president would not confirm she is on the short list of people to replace secretary of state, hillary clinton who is leaving but he went after senator john mccain and graham who say they do not trust her. >> if senator john mccain and senator graham want to go after someone they should go after me. i am happy to have that discussion with them. for them to go after the u.n. ambassador would had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation base the republicans are trying to see would will blink over extensions of the bush operation upper income tax cuts. the president says rai
of state, national security advisor, et cetera. now nearly eight weeks after the attack the c.i.a. released the most detailed timeline to date of what the agents did on the night of attack. in a briefing to reporters, at langley, c.i.a. officials attempted to rebut the account provided to fox news by a source would was involved in the rescue efforts. the c.i.a. said it took 24 minutes from the start of the attack for former seal woods and other agents to leave the annex to provide help at consulate less than a mile away. a second team left 40 minutes after the attack began. our source says all team could have left earlier but they were told to wait for libyan assistance, when they radioed for help at midnight they were told there was nothing. two were killed eight hours after the initial attack on the consulate. ine today. so, i'm happy. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (together) she won't be happy. use ups! she can get a text alert, reroute... even reschedule her package. it's ups my choice. are you happy? i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm hi'm hap
of the c.i.a. said officials knew the terrorists were responsible for the deadly attacks on libya. why doesn't the administration say that in the first place? the word now is that, with didn't want the terrorists to know what we had going on at the time. they say it didn't have anything to do with the election. we report. you decide. federal law says one thing about marijuana and statute law in colorado says something very different. which laws do you enforce? that is ahead. you see this? oh, let me guess -- more washington gridlock. no, it's worse -- look, our taxes are about to go up. not the taxes on our dividends though, right? that's a big part of our retirement. oh, no, it's dividends, too. the rate on our dividends would more than double. but we depend on our dividends to help pay our bills. we worked hard to save. well, the president and congress have got to work together to stop this dividend tax hike. before it's too late. or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cas
to move the consulate with the c.i.a. the classified cable notified headquarters in august the situation on the ground was so dire that in the longer term the consulate would hoof in with the c.i.a. at the annex that came under attack on 9/11. at time when the came was written it said because "formal collocations will improve our security situation." military intelligence analysts say that decision was a flare the next option was pulling out of benghazi. >> the conditions on the ground were such they had no options left and when washington, dc tells you no, what you have to do is put your back against the wall, assume the worst is coming, and try to sustain yourself and get through it. >>reporter: the classified cable warned the libya militia was likely infiltrated by islamists and can not be treated. it is reported today that documents left behind at the compound suggests there was surveillance video on the compound itself on the day of the attack. >>shepard: what is the word from the state department? >>reporter: the state department was very responsive to our e-mails but they said the
by side in the density populated territory of gaza. according to the cia world fact book, it is twice the size of washington, d.c., yet holds 1.1 million people from our nation's capital. the israeli military warned civilians to stay away from militants or risk getting hit. but many people in gaza say it is impossible because they claim nearly everybody has ties to the organization. the military monitors many of the border crossings, but hamas smuggles weapons as it always has. jonathon hunt with the news, and he is live at the united nations for us. lots of different ways to get these weapons in, jonathon. >> reporter: iran is the main supplier of the stockpiles. in particular the longer range missiles we have seen aimed at tel aviv and jerusalem. as for how those weapons get in there, the key geographically speaking is gaza's southern border. they sit on the southern border and underneath it running from egypt into gaza are a myriad number of tunnels through which the missiles are smuggled. they come originally from iran. they go to sudan and then up through egypt and then they are
to unclassified access on the c.i.a. talking points and classified information and now a leading republican in the senate tells fox the classified information including a daily brief of the president containing the most highly classified intelligence and in this case included evidence of al qaeda involvement in the benghazi attack. here is senator collins speaking to fox news. >> she had access to the full presidential daily brief on intelligence so she was well informed and knew that our intelligence community felt there were ties to al qaeda affiliates involves in the attack. >>reporter: aside from rice's role in the controversy a second report focuses on her financial holdings along with her husband. with a combined net worth reported to be in excess $30 million their stock includes companies that recently did business with iran. the foundation that analyzes the finances of government leaders says her holdings have been out there for better part of a year but only got a second look this week. >> because she is such a controversy as a nominee this is magnified. every potential appointee,
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